| Nov 24, 2013
A trip to Austin, Texas, inspired some of my holiday cooking. Well, with a little help from my sisters. We discussed how and when to serve a version of the amazing hearty, spicy red chili posole topped with a poached egg I so enjoyed there. Their advice:...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Cooking a full Thanksgiving meal is a lot of work. If you'd like someone else to worry about the cooking, here are some places that will be open and ready to serve Thanksgiving lunch and dinner.
33 Taps is offering a special "Next Day" turkey sandwich...
| Nov 21, 2013
Got a few use-'em-or-lose-'em vacation days to burn before the calendar turns over to 2014? Besides sleeping in, having an extra cocktail the night before and watching trashy daytime television, you'll also be able to finally hit up those ever-so-...
| Nov 23, 2013
It's the holidays. The relatives are here, and you're tired of cooking and cleaning and then doing it all over again the next day. You need to get them out of the house — for brunch. Please, not a buffet. No mob scenes. You need a restaurant with...
| Nov 20, 2013
1462 E. 53rd St. 773-288-1010
Rating: 3 (out of 4) Off to a good start
I have never found a fly in my soup. But, I have had a glass of red wine spilled on a new white dress shirt, found hair in my food and had a plate of ravioli dumped in my...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Out of Denmark
2275 S. Federal Highway, #300, Delray Beach, 561-276-2242, RestaurantOutOfDenmark.com
The father-son chef duo of Jorgen and Christian Moller is back in town under the same name, this time south of Linton Boulevard instead of north....
| Nov 2, 2013
If you have spent much time in L.A.'s farmers markets, you have probably run into C.J., Chris Jacobson, an affable chef, tall enough to be an NBA power forward, who seems to know every farmer in town. He worked on the line for a while at the old...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:39 AM
4 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561-921-0201, TrystDelray.com
An interim chef, Wayne Alcaide, has added his touch to this gastropub whose charming courtyard with vine-covered trellises and graffiti art beckons from the bustling avenue.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Visitors at Fashion Island on Saturday appeared to be stuck in a time warp.
Parents paused beside chic — and high-tech — strollers, taking pictures with cell phones. The scene in front of them, though, seemed straight out of medieval Europe....
| Oct 17, 2013
During the summer, Chicago's brunch scene is packed with pretty people sipping mimosas and showing off their tans in bicep-baring tanks and skimpy sundresses. Is anyone else ready to welcome fall with a cozy, chunky sweater and a big ol' stack of French...
| Oct 10, 2013
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points.
O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...